Governor Rick Scott says the Legislature did a good job in implementing policy changes that will create more jobs in Florida. Days after the close of session Scott went on an all out media tour, an unusual move since he’s known for keeping the media at bay. But Florida’s 45th Governor sat down with Florida Public Radio’s Trimmel Gomes during one of his stops in Panama City, touting his victories out of his first legislative session.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/GovScottQA.mp3]
A two-day hearing is fueling anticipation about a federal judge's upcoming decision whether to block provisions of a new Florida law requiring ex-felons to repay all court fines and fees before they can be allowed to vote in future elections.